Houses To Rent In Huddersfield

Houses To Rent In Huddersfield: Here it is possible to check out a map of houses to rent in Huddersfield displaying locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield is positioned between Leeds and Manchester on the A62. Huddersfield can be accessed from the M62 motorway, it is approximately three miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the centre of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Click the zoom out (-) and zoom in (+) buttons on the map, if it is not displaying properly.

Houses To Rent In Huddersfield Map: On this page it is possible to view a map of houses to rent in Huddersfield revealing locations in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. Huddersfield can be found between Manchester and Leeds on the A62. Huddersfield can be accessed by way of the M62 motorway, it is around 3 miles from the M62 (junction 24) to the heart of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield a Potted Guide: A historic and large market town located in the county of West Yorkshire, England, UK, Huddersfield is at present the UK's eleventh largest town, being home to a population of just over 168,000. Huddersfield is placed midway between Leeds and Manchester being about 20 miles to the south-west of Leeds and 28 miles to the north-east of Manchester and it is 191 miles distance from London.

Huddersfield is included in the Kirklees metropolitan borough and is the largest town in this borough. It stands in the valleys of the rivers Colne and Holme and the confluence of these two rivers is just to the south of the town adjacent to the University of Huddersfield.

Huddersfield is a primarily industrial area, renowned over the years for the production and manufacture of wool, chemicals, electric motors, textiles and sheet metal. The town was the scene of much unrest during the Industrial Revolution when a group known as the Luddites, faced with losing their jobs as a result of increased mechanization, demolished machinery and mills and in some cases even killed textile mill owners. Regardless of the predominance or industry the biggest employer in Huddersfield at present is the University.

Huddersfield has been settled for more than 4,000 years, starting with Neolithic man and advancing through Brigantes, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Normans to modern times. Huddersfield has been the site of two ancient forts, a Roman fort at Slack (Outlane) and an early Iron Age hillfort at Castle Hill. Huddersfied was noted in the Domesday Book (compiled in 1086) where it was called Oderesfelt and Odresfeld.

Huddersfield has a long tradition of sporting excellence and is where Rugby League was born, which came into being at Huddersfield's George Hotel on the 29th August 1895, when twenty two clubs broke away from the RFU (Rugby Football Union). In the same year the Huddersfield Giants Rugby League team was founded. Their football team Huddersfield Town AFC was founded some years later in 1908 and presently holds a place in the Premier League (2017), they won the FA Cup in 1922 (beating Preston North End 1-0) and were also famous for winning 3 league titles on the trot.

The town has been the birthplace of several prominent Huddersfield including Chris Balderstone (footballer and cricketer), Hollywood actor James Mason, Derek Ibbotson and former PM Harold Wilson.

The telephone dialling code for Huddersfield is 01484 and the postcode district for Huddersfield is HD1-6 HD7-9 and the Ordnance Survey grid ref is: SE145165.

Among the many villages and towns adjacent to Huddersfield are: Moldgreen, Lockwood, Oakes Marsh, Dewsbury, Almondbury, Fartown, Marsh, Waterloo, Hillhouse, Slaithwaite, Crossland Moor, Fenay Bridge, Brackenhall, Linthwaite, South Crosland, Newsome, Birkby, Paddock, Holywell Green, Farnley Tyas, Deighton, Barkisland, Outlane, Primrose Hill, Mirfield, Armitage Bridge, Highburton, Brighouse, Longwood, Milnsbridge, Elland, Southgate, Golcar, Ainley Top, Kirkburton, Honley, Lindley, Kirkheaton, Berry Brow, Tandem, Blackmoorfoot.

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